Prenups have long been used by the rich and famous to, well, stay rich and famous. (Okay, maybe not famous. But definitely rich!) For the rest of us, getting a prenup either seemed silly (because we weren’t rich and therefore didn’t need one) or greedy (because it made it seem like we were trying to … Read more about The Ultimate Guide to Prenups: The Pros, The Cons, and How Prenups Work
There’s nothing like a good high-profile, high net worth, divorce to put prenuptial agreements back in the spotlight! The recent divorce filing by hedge fund billionaire Kenneth Griffin is no exception. What is surprising is not that the Griffins (who quite clearly fall into the "high net worth" … Read more about The Truth About Prenups
The recently announced divorce of billionaire Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng, is all over the news this week. Having been divorced twice before, and having an estate worth over $11 billion, of course Mr. Murdoch had a prenuptial agreement with his wife. As one commentator put it, if Rupert … Read more about Do You Need a Prenup?
In this day and age, prenuptial agreements are nothing new. For anyone with a big income, or a sizeable chunk of money, or who has kids from a prior marriage, signing a prenuptial agreement before marriage is pretty standard. Most "prenups" lay down the rules for who will get what if the parties … Read more about Love Contracts – The Newest Kind of Prenup